Ama Policy

Medicare Advantage Plans D-330.923

Amendments, Fee Schedules

Our AMA encourages the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to award Medicare Advantage Programs only to those health plans that meet all of the following criteria: (1) an 85% or higher medical loss ratio; (2) physician payment rates are no less than Medicare Fee for Service rates; and (3) use enforceable contracts that prohibit unilateral changes in physician payment rates.


Policy Timeline

Res. 837, I-08 Reaffirmed: Res. 116, A-17 Reaffirmation: I-18